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Sep 17, 2012 12:00pm PDT
romney is out now speaking in los angeles to the hispanic chamber of commerce. let's listen in. >> it's risen by almost 15 million since president obama took office. median household income has fallen four years in a row. now, seeing such a poor jobs and income picture, the federal reserve has announced it will once again print more money. the fed knows that this comes with a high cost and risk for the future. it feels it has no other choice. our leaders in washington have failed to produce a real recovery. no one is exempt from the pain of this economy, of course, but the hispanic community has been particularly hard-hit. while national unemployment is at 8.1%, hispanic unemployment as you know is over 10%. over 2 million more hispanics are living in poverty today than the day president obama took office. in 2008 candidate obama promised us a world of limitless hope. what we got instead is a world where hope has painful limits. limits that make it harder to start a business, to grow a business, or to find a job. the administration promised us that its policies would have brought unem
Sep 26, 2012 12:00pm PDT
hills landfill about 16 miles east of downtown los angeles, a 100-mill ton solid soup of trash. what is it you visited the people working in different professions, what was it that made them so contented and what on the contrary, what made other people hisserible in the job? >> the landfill was the biggest surprise i think in terms of the mood of the worker. you wouldn't think the trash dump is filled with happy people. but in fact, everything -- you know, the engineers invented so much of the technology of, you know, what to do with our waste, so much of the technology that's used worldwide was invented there and they were proud of it. you know, sort of rightfully so and that did trickle down all the way to the bulldozer drivers. it is like look at the landfill, look what we have done. they're proud of it. it was fantastic. >> i feel like we're in an era of reality shows and daytime talk shows where everybody dreams they will be famous at least for a minute if not for 15. but you say you found a lot of people who have no interest in being celebrities at all and as you said before th
Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT
they had their independe e independence. there was a lit wanian american called frank lube infrom los angeles that traveled to t lithuania to play basketball. then the war started, and obviously everything changed for the country. he exiled and went back to the united states. basketball had caught fire, and the soviet union tried to crush all of the culture, the language, the religion, singing, dancing, anything that was lit wanian, but they couldn't crush basketball. during the darkest times during that 50-year occupation, lit wanians looked up to the athletes. they didn't have lithuania on their chest. they looked to them for inspirgs and it was a source of pride. many sent to siberia set up basketball kouts there. it let them do something they felt was lit wanian and gave them a will to live out there. >> this is a real deep story and meant a lot to you obviously. is it that is right you're part lit wanian or ultimate underdog story or something else in this for you? >> i remember -- >> it's his favorite thing. >> i can remember all the family holiday. my fathers and uncles playe
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